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CITES Secretary General's intervention at the Annual General Meeting and Open Forum of International Fragrance Association (IFRA), Barcelona, Spain

Statement by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

Annual General Meeting and Open Forum of International Fragrance Association (IFRA)

‘The Role of Science in a Post Truth, Fake News World’

‘CITES and International Agreements: Opportunities and Challenges for Business’

Majestic Hotel, Barcelona, 6-10 November 2017

Links between corruption and wildlife crime highlighted at UN anti-corruption conference

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not an official document.

 

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CITES Secretary-General's statement at the 7th session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption, Vienna, Austria

Plenary: Remarks by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

7th session of the Conference of the States Parties to the
United Nations Convention against Corruption

Vienna, 6-10 November 2017

 

CITES Secretary-General's remarks at the side event on Addressing Corruption Linked to Wildlife, Forest and Fisheries Crime, Vienna, Austria

Remarks by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

7th session of the Conference of the States Parties to the
United Nations Convention against Corruption

The elephant in the room
Addressing Corruption Linked to Wildlife, Forest and Fisheries Crime

Vienna, Austria, 6-10 November 2017

UNODC Executive Director Fedotov

Ambassadors, Distinguished guests

CITES: African elephant poaching down, ivory seizures up and hit record high

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CITES: African elephant poaching down, ivory seizures up and hit record high

 

CITES Secretary-General’s statement for the Twelfth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species, Opening Plenary - Manila, Philippines

Statement by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

Twelfth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species

Opening Plenary

Manila, Philippines, 23 October, 2017

 

Hon. Senator Cynthia Villar

State Secretary for the Environment, Hon. Roy A. Cimatu

CITES calls on zoos and aquariums to support wildlife trade controls and to join the fight against wildlife trafficking

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CITES Secretary-General's keynote address at the WAZA (World Association of Zoos and Aquariums) Annual Conference 2017 - Berlin, Germany

Keynote Address by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

WAZA (World Association of Zoos and Aquariums) Annual Conference 2017

"What is CITES and what is its Relationship to Zoos and Aquariums?"

Berlin, Germany, 15-19 October 2017

 

WAZA President, Jenny Gray

WAZA CEO, Doug Cress

International trade in live elephants

In response to considerable interest from members of the public and non-government organizations, the CITES Secretariat offers this quick guide to CITES controls on international trade in live elephants.

Elephants taken from the wild

CITES controls over newly-listed shark species enter into force

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